Obi-Wan Transforms From Jedi Knight to Medieval Knight In Star Wars Fan Art

Obi-Wan Transforms From Jedi Knight to Medieval Knight In Star Wars Fan Art

Artist Jake Bartok’s latest Star Wars fan art continues his reimagining of Obi-Wan Kenobi as a medieval knight, featuring interpretations of both the Clone Wars era and original trilogy versions of the character. The clever reimaginings reflect the recent wave of fan devotion to the character since the announcement of the upcoming Disney+ series Obi-Wan, which will see Ewan McGregor take on the role again for the first time since 2005’s Revenge of the Sith. While Obi-Wan has been a widely beloved character since Star Wars first debuted in theaters, the building anticipation for the Disney+ show and the mixed response to the sequel trilogy’s conclusion with The Rise of Skywalker have sparked a resurgence in Kenobi-centric nostalgia. Fans continue to debate in the wake of the Skywalker Saga’s climax which of the prequel and sequel trilogies is the better. But while that discourse rages, Obi-Wan Kenobi remains one of the few things in Star Wars that all fans seem to agree on – be it his original iconic portrayal by Alec Guinness – a knight in his own right – McGregor’s charming younger Obi-Wan, or James Arnold Taylor’s spectacular vocal performance as the character in The Clone Wars. Related: How Obi-Wan Can Redefine The Dark Side In His Star Wars Show Following up on his recent art of Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan as a medieval knight and squire duo, artist and illustrator Jake Bartok has shared two new pieces on Twitter, this time showing older versions of Obi-Wan from the original ...
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